Byzantine Sicily (6th to early 9th centuries). A Mediterranean Centrality.
Alessandra Molinari [+]
University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy)
The late antique inheritance: a wealthy or damaged province in the 6th century? Recent research has identified in particular the prosperity of the rural landscapes of the island in this period and the strong political, religious and trade links with Constantinople and Rome. A Byzantine military presence? Urban roles and Church forms.